Practical Solutions & Inspiration for Kitchen Improvement

Practical Solutions & Inspiration for Kitchen Improvement

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Faith Durand
Dec 31, 2009
We talk a lot about improving your kitchen — we love a dramatic before & after of a kitchen renovation, and we also love finding small and inexpensive tips to make your kitchen more beautiful and functional. Here's a look back at some of our kitchen improvement posts from this past year, including how to tutorials on painting your floors and improving your countertops, along with makeover requests, small and practical solutions for rental kitchens, and inspiring before & afters! Practical Solutions & Resources Build a Spice Rack With a Ruler!Small Rental Kitchen Upgrade: Swap Out the Switch PlatesOil Cloth Liner In the Silverware DrawerSmall Kitchen Solution: Cover the Stove Top for More Counter Space?How To Make an Over-the-Door Pot RackUgly Kitchen Floor? Change It with a Floor ClothKitchen Design Tip: Lamp on the CounterFrench Nature Posters for the KitchenUse a Chip Clip to Hold RecipesCookware Stands for Storing Pots and PansSpace Saver: Folding Kitchen IslandCreate Counter Space: Over-the-Sink Cutting Boards Before & After and Other Inspiration! Rental Kitchen Makeover: Cambria's Colorful $80 BudgetKitchen Makeover: White Walls and Pine CupboardsBefore and After: White Rental Kitchen, TransformedSteve's San Francisco Color InspirationKitchen Makeover: From Beige To Beautiful!Before & After: Two Changes that Make a Huge DifferenceThe $30 Kitchen MakeoverA Fresh Kitchen Makeover for Only $400 Ashley Ann's $500 Light and Lovely RemodelKitchen Gallery: Pot Rack InspirationColor in the Kitchen...On the CheapRental Kitchen Color: Consider Brown10 Recently Inspiring Rental KitchensYour Kitchen Improvements! A Kitchen Cure RoundupOrganization Inspiration: New Pantry Closet Kitchen Improvement Project How-To How To Replace a Kitchen Faucet: Our ExperienceHow To Make a "Built-In" Cabinet Out Of IKEA Varde UnitsMy Chalkboard Fridge: Turn Your Fridge Into a Food DiaryHow To Upgrade a Kitchen with Chalkboard PaintHow To Paint Ugly Laminate Kitchen CountertopsUgly Countertops: A Few SolutionsCreate a Collage of Kitchen Tools: Two ExamplesHow To Paint a KitchenHow To Prettify (and Kittify) an Ugly Dishwasher PanelLook! (and a Brief How-To): Cork Cabinet SidingHow To Build a Spice Rack: Susy's White and MinimalHow To Paint (and Stencil) a Kitchen FloorHow To Create a Colorful Kitchen FloorHow To Refinish Flaky Cabinets From the 60sHow To Paint Plastic Laminate Kitchen Cabinets Questions and AdviceCan a Julia Child-Style Peg Board Work In My Kitchen?Can this Awkward Kitchen Space Become a Pantry?Can This Kitchen Be Renovated on a Budget of $2800? Kitchen Makeover RequestsAnna's Troublesome (Or Not) Pink TileJill's Dark and Quirky Mad Men KitchenErin and Brendan's Butter-Yellow KitchenIvy Wants More ColorSamantha Needs a Creative Space
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Welcome to The Kitchn's end-of-year roundup! We are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the last year, including lots of recipes. We are also shaking out our reader mailbag, and giving you a few more great guest posts from our friends.
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